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Kent & Medway community project shortlisted for a national award


We were absolutely delighted to attend the HSJ Awards on Thursday the 16th of November. . Congratulations to all the winners and highly commended projects. We were honoured to be shortlisted with the other amazing and innovative projects.


We want to extend a huge thank you to all the Hypertension Heroes we’ve worked with over the last 2 years, without who, the project would not be the success it is:

  • Hythe Town Council, Dementia Awareness Forum

  • Royal British Legion, Hythe and Saltwood Branch

  • Folkestone Nepalese Community

  • Age UK Hythe and Lyminge

  • Fusion Healthy Living Centre

  • Celebration Church

  • Youth Ngage

  • Medway Diversity Forum

  • Megan

  • North Kent Caribbean Network

  • Gillingham Street Angels

  • Medway African and Caribbean Association

  • Sunflower House

  • Rethink Sahayak

  • Emmanuel Baptist Church

  • City Praise

  • Sunlight Centre



And thank you to all the partners who have contributed and supported:

  • Medway Council

  • Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

  • Kent and Medway Integrated Care System

  • Kent County Council

  • South East Region Public Health Group

  • Kent and Medway Integrated Care Board

  • British Heart Foundation

  • Helen Lawson, Wellbeing Training Solutions


The Hypertension Heroes continue to help members of their communities within Kent and Medway to reduce the risk factors around hypertension. The contribution of our voluntary sector providers has been immeasurable in our drive for change.


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Talk of the Town

Have you ever wondered what working with people "Lived Experience" means?

What does it look and feel like when it works well?    Hear from a range of voices about how we approach working  in a co-production way with people with Lived Experience - watch our short film:


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